Your First Look at Edwidge Danticat’s Memoir The Art of Death

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Hey book lovers! This will surely make your day! Your first look at The Art of Death, Edwidge Danticat’s first memoir since Brother, I’m Dying and her first non-fiction book since Creating Dangerously.

Edwidge Danticat The Art of Death

The Art of Dying…that’s an intriguing title. It’s going to be as personal as memoirs come. Danticat’s mother was dying of terminal cancer as she was revising her young adult novel Untwine. The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story is her chronicle of those painful days and how she dealt with them, and the aftermath of the passing of her mother.
Edwidge Danticat The Art of Dying
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The author has had so many losses…her beloved uncle and her father, but she still has a beautiful family, including two daughters to cherish, as well as the love of her fans and readers.

Edwidge Danticat’s The Art of Death is set to be released on July 11, 2017….

It’s not on Amazon yet, but be sure to check her author page in few more days, and you’ll be able to pre-order it. CLICK HERE to visit the author’s page on AMAZON.

CLICK HERE to read previous interviews/articles with/about her!

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